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PICTURE SPECIAL: Audi procession as hundreds of mourners pay tribute to Lincolnshire 11-year-old who died following asthma attack

A police led procession of vehicles has this afternoon wound its way from Stickney to Boston Crematorium in memory of a Lincolshire 11-year-old boy.
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Louth employee jailed after £60,000 mobile phone fraud

A woman who carried out a £60,000 mobile phone fraud on her employers was today (Friday) jailed at Lincoln Crown Court.

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lfords Wilkin Chapman team ready to entertain guests at the firms drinks reception, left to right: Legal secretary Rebecca Reed, Property Assistant Sandra Harrison, Probate Executive Allison Patchett, Legal Secretary Mandy Dixon and Receptionist Louise Dale. ANL-171123-160520001

Revamp of Alford office celebrates growing expertise of law firm

Partners and staff of a leading law firm have opened the doors of their revamped Alford office to showcase the wider range of services offered.

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Staff getting in the festive spirit... Ruskington food store team leader Rachel Wise and customer services assistant Sam Sellars pictured during last years celebrations. EMN-171122-144425001

Lincolnshire Co-Op stores launch Christmas raffle

Festive fundraising is taking place in Lincolnshire Co-Op stores acrosss the county.

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Police warning on theft increase

Police are urging people to be vigilant and in rural locations after an increase in fuel thefts and the thefts of GPS domes and GPS equipment from farm machinery.

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Victoria Atkins MP.

Victoria Atkins MP: ‘I won’t take my eye off the ball in Louth and Horncastle’

Louth & Horncastle’s MP has offered reassurances that her ‘first responsibility’ is serving her constituents - despite taking on a ministerial role.

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Black Friday, Cyber Monday: Tips to protect yourself from fraud when shopping online

Black Friday, Cyber Monday: Tips to protect yourself from fraud when shopping online

In the rush to snaffle up those Black Friday and Cyber Monday bargains, shoppers often fail to take the necessary precautions to protect themselves when buying online.

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Hundreds of Audi owners set to pay tribute to 11-year-old who died following asthma attack

Hundreds of Audi owners set to pay tribute to 11-year-old who died following asthma attack

Hundreds of Audi vehicles are set to take part in a funeral procession today (Friday) paying tribute to an 11-year-old boy who died of an asthma attack.

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The Boar's Head, Louth.

‘New lease of life’ for the Boar’s Head after Cattle Market decision

Improvement works have commenced at the former Boar’s Head pub in Louth, as East Lindsey District Council (ELDC) prepares to market the property as available for lease.

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The Mablethorpe contingent before the Boston Poppy Run EMN-171123-162634002

Mablethorpe Running Club out in force at Skegness and Boston

A healthy contingent of Mablethorpe runners made the short trip along the coast to compete in the sold-out Skegness 10k.

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Tim Elliott (Chairman LMVC), Kira Roberts, and Councillor Adam Grist.

Huttoft girl Kira is ‘Young Musician of the Year’

Louth Male Voice Choir held its 28th annual ‘Young Musician of The Year’ competition at Louth Methodist Church on November 11.

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Seven laws you might be breaking in your own garden without realising it

Thousands of British gardeners are at risk of becoming unwitting criminals due to a lack of knowledge of basic gardening laws, experts have claimed.

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Mr. Richard Lake from Louth is made an OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) by the Duke of Cambridge at Buckingham Palace. ( Jonathan Brady/PA Wire)

Louth businessman receives OBE from Prince William

Richard Lake - the owner and chief executive of Eastern Airways and Humberside Airport - received his Order of the British Empire (OBE) medal from Prince William earlier this week.

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Comedy, curry and cash for a good cause

A comedy and curry night will be held at the Priory Hotel in Eastgate, Louth, at 6.30pm tomorrow (Friday November 24) to raise money for East Coast Homeless Outreach (ECHO).

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VIDEO: Amazing 72-hour cricket net session world record attempt for Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance kicks off in Sleaford

A trio of batsmen from Sleaford have kicked off a mammoth record attempt to complete 72 hours at the crease in a cricket net session for charity.

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Amazon accused of ‘ruining Christmas’ over lack of packaging

Amazon is facing a backlash over its lack of packaging on a number of deliveries in the build up to Christmas.

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Ashes column: Men behaving badly

If it hadn’t been for Kerry Packer, World Series Cricket and the smartphone, England’s Ben Stokes might well be out in Australia defending the Ashes, this winter, rather than waiting at home to see if he’ll be charged with actual bodily harm, after that brawl in Bristol, last September.

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Alan Pardew.

RUMOUR MILL: Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone’s representatives contact Everton to express his interest in vacant manager’s position | Liverpool contact PSG over loan move for Julian Draxler | Arsenal could snap up Inter Milan’s Joao Mario for £26m

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone’s representatives have contacted Everton to express his interest in the vacant manager’s position and the rest of today’s gossip.

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Alford drink-driver disqualified after head-on collision

An Alford man has been banned from driving for three years, after a court heard it was his second conviction in five years.

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Louth Men's Shed members drop off the hedgehog boxes at Hedgehog Care in Authorpe.

Louth Men’s Shed support hibernating hedgehogs

Louth Men’s Shed recently answered a call for help from Elaine Drewery of Hedgehog Care in Authorpe, who needed several special boxes to allow the hedgehogs to hibernate safely over winter.

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